[openbox] [RELEASE] Openbox 3.3.990 (3.4 preview release)
lucas at die.net.au
Tue May 22 19:12:45 EDT 2007
On Tue, 22 May 2007 18:28:17 -0400
"Dana Jansens" <danakj at orodu.net> wrote:
> On 5/22/07, Keith W <n4phth4 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 5/21/07, Lucas Hazel <lucas at die.net.au> wrote:
> > [snip]
> > > I didn't notice that one (as I tend not to minimise windows), but
> > > you're right. I suspect it's another conflict with libwnck as
> > > minimised windows can be restored from the pinboard.
> > >
> > > Very strange how it's only affecting GTK apps...
> > >
> > > --
> > > Lucas Hazel <lucas at die.net.au>
> > Very strange indeed. But I've made progress, though it still makes
> > zero sense to me. :)
> > I copied the rc.xml to my ~/.config/openbox/ and started changing
> > suspicious options one by one. (Dana, FYI it looks like there's a
> > stray closing comment marker just before the end of the stock rc.xml
> > in 3.3.991). The culprit is the AnimateIconify option. When set to
> > yes (the default) we get this weird-ass libwnck/pager/taskbar
> > behavior. When set to no, the pager/taskbar behave as they should.
> > weird? Yes.
> Have you tried the 3.3.991 release? I'm not seeing anything weird with
> gnome-panel's pager at least, but I remember there was some weirdness
> at one point recently that was fixed. I'm not sure if that pager uses
> libwnck but I think it does. Rox pager is a rather pain to get to work
> apparently unless you use zeroconf :/
Personally I find zeroconf to be a pain. ROX Pager mostly uses the pager
code provided by the libwnck library. And tasktray uses the libwnck
python bindings from gnome-python-desktop.
I suspect the problem is between openbox and libwnck rather than ROX.
Even with libwnck 2.19.2 and openbox 3.3.991 the same problems are
I another time I would have attempted to find the problem. But now
with kids, work and university, I find very little time for this sort of
Lucas Hazel <lucas at die.net.au>
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